Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary

    Elmont Class of 2006 graduate, Naiika Sings, was recently featured in a short film about her creative arts and musical journey along the subway lines of New York City. Out of Transit, the docu-series by Visual Arts Masters student and cinematographer, Shravya Kag, follows Naiika along with several other creative artists who set upContinue reading “Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary”

Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers

Source: Rebecca Harshbarger, AM New York Almost 20 dogs graduated from an intensive MTA training on terrorism and explosives Wednesday at Grand Central Terminal. They were named after police officers and soldiers killed in the line of duty, and the mood was somber following the fatal shooting of a cop in East Harlem the nightContinue reading “Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers”

A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall

[Long Island Herald] The Green Acres mall announced on July 10 [2014] that six retailers, featuring a mix of shops and restaurants, are making their way to town, with one already opened, according to a release. Popular eateries Panera Bread, Häagen-Dazs, Chipotle and Starbucks will join Justice, which opened in April, and Journeys Kids asContinue reading “A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall”

Fares creep up to $2.50, N6X college bus service returns

Fare Increase Effective September 1, 2014 cash fares will increase from $2.25 to $2.50 for regular riders of the NICE bus system. Senior fare, for those 65 and older, is $1.10 – while Student fare (with a Student pass) will be $2.10. We shared a few months ago that “a handful of people raised concernsContinue reading “Fares creep up to $2.50, N6X college bus service returns”

Nassau buses get ready to increase fares by $0.25

[Via Newsday] Cash fares will rise 25 cents each way for riders of the NICE bus system beginning Sept. 1. Nassau’s Bus Transit Committee, after two public hearings Wednesday marked with criticism from riders and advocates, voted to help balance the service’s budget by raising fares for riders of the Nassau Inter-County Express who payContinue reading “Nassau buses get ready to increase fares by $0.25”